The suspect was identified as Gagandeep Singh alias Gaggi, of Mohalla Guru Teg Bahadur, Lalheri road of Khanna, a former policeman who was dismissed from service in 2019 after being arrested in a drug peddling case by the Ludhiana unit of the state's Special Task Force (STF). He was posted as a head constable at a police station in Khanna at the time of his dismissal.
Gaggi was bailed out from the jail on September 8 after spending 25 months in custody. A hearing of his drug case was scheduled for Friday, which was adjourned to February 3, 2022.
The agencies have found a damaged mobile phone from the spot besides a bag, suspected to have belonged to the suspect.
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